Proceedings of the SIXth Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture

Colombo, Sri Lanka
25-28 October 2005

Biosecurity and Risk Assessment

01. Maintaining biosecurity in aquaculture systems: a constraint or a challenge?
Ramesh P. Perera, Brian Jones, Peter Beers, Sarah Kleeman and Sharon McGladdery

02. Pathogen risk analysis for biosecurity and the management of live aquatic animal movements
J. Richard Arthur, Christian F. Baldock, Melba G. Bondad-Reantaso, Ramesh Perera, Ben Ponia and Christopher J. Rodgers

03. International trade in aquatic animals - a risk to aquatic animal health status?
E.-M. Bernoth, C. Chavez, S. Chinabut and C.V. Mohan

04. Recent technological advancements on aquatic animal health and their contributions towards reducing disease risks - a review
Alexandra Adams, Takashi Aoki, Franck C.J. Berthe, Luc Grisez and Indrani Karunasagar

05. Aquatic animal health professional certification schemes: some options for the Asian fish health community
P. Gary Egrie, Brian Jones, Peter Merill and Jill Rolland

Diseases of Finfish

06. A primary study on oral vaccination with liposomes entrapping koi herpesvirus (KHV) antigens against KHV infection in carp
T. Miyazaki, S. Yasumoto, Y. Kuzuya and T. Yoshimura

07. Infection experiments with Aphanomyces invadans in advanced fingerlings of four different carp species
P.K. Pradhan, C.V. Mohan, K.M. Shankar and B. Mohana Kumar

08. KHV, CNGV or CyHV-3, which is the koi/carp killer?
Maya Ilouze, Arnon Dishon, Maya Davidovich, Ayana Perelberg and Moshe Kotler

09. Enhancement of immune responses in Indian carp, Catla catla, following administration of levamisole by immersion
H.A.C.C. Perera and Asoka Pathiratne

10. Spring viremia of carp in the United States of America: evaluation of current diagnostics
Raghunath Shivappa, Shanon Kozlowicz, Jill Rolland, Flavio Corsin, Keith Way and Jay Levine

11. Monoclonal antibody-based detection of Aphanomyces invadans for surveillance and prediction of epizootic ulcerative syndrome (EUS) outbreak in fish
M Ganapathi Naik, K.M. Rajesh, A.K. Sahoo and K.M. Shankar

12. Occurrence of epizootic ulcerative syndrome in pond fish of Kapilvastu District of Nepal
Shankar P. Dahal, Madhav K. Shrestha, Shukra K. Pradhan and Dilip K. Jha

13. Tetrahymenosis, columnaris disease and motile aeromonad septicaemia in golden perch, Macquaria ambigua (Richardson) from Australia
Brett Herbert and P. Graham

14. Disease and health management of farmed exotic catfish Pangasius hypopthalmus in Mymensingh District of Bangladesh
Md. Ali Reza Faruk

15. In vivo transcription analysis of seabream iridovirus (RSIV) using DNA microarrays
Dang T. Lua, Ikuo Hirono, Hidehiro Kondo and Takashi Aoki

16. Immunomodulatory activity of Solanum trilibatum leaf extracts in Oreochromis mossambicus
M. Divyagneswari, D. Christybapita, and R. Dinakaran Michael

17. Diversity and distribution of external parasites from potentially cultured freshwater fishes in Nakhonsithammarat, southern Thailand
Theeerawoot Lerssutthichawal

18 Growth and resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila of Indian major carp, rohu (Labeo rohita) in cisterns treated with sugarcane bagasse as artificial substrate
K.M. Rajesh, K.M. Shankar , C.V. Mohan and R.M. Mridula

19. Two cases of streptococcal infections of cultured tilapia in Asia
Kei Yuasa, Takashi Kamaishi , Kishio Hatai , Meliya Bahnnan and Prasatporn Borisutpeth

20. Chinese herbs (Lonicera japonica and Ganoderma lucidum) enhance non-specific immune response of tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, and protection against Aeromonas hydrophila
Guojun Yin,, L??szl?? Ard??, Zsigmond Jeney, Pao Xu and Galina Jeney

21. Effects of waterborne chloramphenicol and oxytetracycline exposure on haematological parameters and Phagocytic activity in the blood of koi carp, Cyprinus carpio
K.H.D.T. Kasagala and Asoka Pathiratne

22. Nocardial infections in fish: an emerging problem in both freshwater and marine aquaculture systems in Asia
L. Labrie, J. Ng, Z. Tan, C. Komar, E. Ho and L. Grisez

23. Multiple streptococcal species infection in cage cultured red tilapia showing similar clinical signs
A. Siti-Zahrah, B. Padilah, A. Azila, R. Rimatulhana and H. Shahidan

24. Immune expression analysis and recombinant protein production of a fish granulocyte colony-stimulating factors (CSF3)
Mudjekeewis D. Santos, Yasuike Motoshige, Ikuo Hirono and Takashi Aoki


Diseases of Molluscs

25. Parasitic fauna of rock oyster (Saccostrea forskali) cultured in Thailand
Paveena Taveekijakarn, Temdoung Somsiri, Suppalak Puttinaowarat, Suda Tundavanitj, Supranee Chinabut and Gary Nash

26. New approaches to effective mollusc health management
F.C.J. BertheDiseases

Diseases of Crustaceans

27. Shrimp disease control: past, present and future
Timothy W. Flegel, Donald V. Lightner, Chu Fang Lo and Leigh Owens

28 Detection by PCR and comparison of sequences of VP28 gene of white spot syndrome virus affecting Penaeus monodon in IndiaA.
Uma, Y. Krishnamohan Reddy, N. Ramanathan, K. Saravanaba and A. Koteeswaran

29. Occurrence of multiple viruses in Penaeus monodon shrimp ponds and their effect on shrimp production
Umesha Kanasinakatte Rudrappa, Anirban Chakraborty, Venugopal, M. Nagarajappa, Indrani Karunasagar and Iddya Karunasagar

30. Modulation of bio-defense genes in WSSV-infected Penaeus monodon
Wei-Yu Chen, Han-Ching Wang and Chu Fang Lo

31. Cluster level adoption of better management practices in shrimp (Penaeus monodon) farming: an experience from Andra Pradesh, India
P.A. Padiyar, M.J. Phillips, B.V. Bhat, C.V. Mohan, B.G. Ravi, A.B.C.H. Mohan and P. Sai

32. Codes of practice and better management: a solution for shrimp health management?
Flavio Corsin, C.V. Mohan, Arun Padiyar, Koji Yamamoto, Pornlerd Chanratchakool and Michael J. Phillips

33. Limiting the impact of shrimp diseases through the implementation of better management practices: the Vietnamese experience
Pham Van Khang, Flavio Corsin, C.V. Mohan and M.J. Phillips

34. Transient expression of a heterologous gene driven by promoters isolated from infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHHNV) of shrimp
Arun K. Dhar, Nicolai A.M. van Beek, Robert J. Moss, Robert A. Bullis and F. C. Thomas Allnutt

35. Molecular typing and antimicrobial susceptibility of Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains
R.P. Maluping, C.R. Lavilla-Pitogo, J.L. Romalde and K. Krovacek

36. Pond health management of black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon (Fabricius) using bacterial products
M.K. Abu Hena, S.M. Sharifuzzaman, O. Hishamuddin, K. Misri and F. Abdullah


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